CNBC's Sara Eisen digs into the numbers behind the strong quarterly earnings of PepsiCo.» Read More
A $20 billion battle for control of a French mobile phone operator is testing the limits of President François Hollande's willingness to let market economics work, the New York Times reports.
LONDON, April 3- Kuwait's billionaire al-Kharafi family is looking to sell Americana, one of the Middle East's largest food companies, and has hired bankers to explore a deal, four sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.
CNBC's John Jannarone explains why Coca-Cola investor Wintergreen Advisors is joining other shareholders in criticizing the company's executive compensation plan.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 1- To imagine how YouTube might one day become a money-spinner for content producers, consider the power of the irreverent video gamer and online star PewDiePie over his young, free-spending audience.
The big issue for this quarter will be: will they economy pick up? The big debate for this quarter will be growth versus value.
DUBAI, April 1- Saudi Arabian conglomerate Ahmad Hamad Algosaibi& Brothers estimates its assets are worth less than a quarter of about $5.9 billion in claims made against it, a spokesman said as the group prepares a proposal to end one of the Middle East's biggest corporate debt disputes.
After years of powering growth for the Coca-Colas and Pepsis of the world, diet is now a drag.
NEW YORK, March 31- Americans cut back on drinking carbonated soft drinks again last year with soda sales reaching their lowest levels in nearly two decades, according to a leading beverage industry newsletter. Soda sales in the United States grew throughout most of the 1990 s, before beginning to slow in 1999. Sales have been in decline since 2005..
A report from Beverage Digest shows a decline in U.S. sales of carbonated beverages in 2013, with CNBC's Sara Eisen.
The decline in U.S. sales of carbonated soft drinks accelerated in 2013, according to a beverage industry newsletter.
Beverage Digest released new data showing a decline in U.S. sales of carbonated beverages, reports CNBC's Sara Eisen. Also, a look at the association with postmenopausal women and diet soda.
Researchers found an "association" between using diet drinks and health problems, but can't say the drinks caused the problems.
Michael Carr, Goldman Sachs M&A group in the Americas, shares his thoughts on the role of activists in deal making and the outlook for mergers and acquisitions.
Coca-Cola survived U.S. soda volume declines for years by raising prices. But the recent decline in Diet Coke consumption looks tough.
*Oxfam campaigning directed at top 10 food and drink firms. PepsiCo said in a statement it had worked with Oxfam and other external experts on a new policy to prevent suppliers displacing any legitimate landowners.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Nelson Peltz, who has been pushing PepsiCo to separate its beverage and snacks businesses, blasted the company yet again on Thursday.
March 13- Activist investor Nelson Peltz, who has been pushing PepsiCo Inc to separate its beverage and snacks businesses, blasted the company yet again on Thursday and demanded answers on operational issues and its corporate strategy.
March 11- Senomyx Inc said its Sweetmyx food flavoring was determined to be safe, paving the way for customers such as PepsiCo Inc to add it in drinks to reduce the use of sugar or sugar substitutes.
11)@ (Corrects headline and paragraphs 1 and 2 in March 11 story to say the company, not the FDA, determined the product to be safe. March 11 (Reuters)- Senomyx Inc said its Sweetmyx food flavoring was determined to be safe, paving the way for customers such as PepsiCo Inc to add it in drinks to reduce the use of sugar or sugar substitutes.